Five civilians, two CRPF men injured in Anantnag grenade explosion

Srinagar: Five civilians and two paramilitary CRPF men were injured after suspected militants lobbed a grenade on CRPF party outside police post Sheerbagh in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district.

Reports reaching GNS said that some suspected militants hurled a grenade on the CRPF party of 96 bn in Sheerbagh resulting in injuries to two CRPF men and five pedestrians including three women.

“Militants today hurled a grenade on security forces at Sherbagh Chowk in Anantnag district which resulted in injuries to five civilians including 3 women, and two CRPF jawans,” a police spokesman said in a statement.

The injured civilians have been identified as Rehana Begum, Sobiya Jan, Naza Begum, all three residents of Anchidora, Irfan Dar of Lal Chowk Anantnag and Mohd Hussain of Sofipora. All the injured civilians and two CRPF men have been shifted to hospital for treatment.

Police has registered a case in this regard and officers continue to work to establish the full circumstances of the incident, the spokesman said.



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